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  Reply # 863282 21-Jul-2013 22:33
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Finch: Feels like everything has died down now.

My adrenaline has gone and im not feeling anymore quakes


I am still getting a lot of alerts around the 3 and 4s on my phone. Quite a few EQ's near Paraparaumu too, but not really feeling any of them. Maybe it is a case of getting used to them. Getting woken by an EQ is a horrible feeling I think.


Yeah mate. Still seeing them on Geonet website but looks like they have died down, mostly -4 now.

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  Reply # 863290 21-Jul-2013 22:48
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I have just installed GeoNet app to get the alerts. I'm in Tauranga but this really scared me. I have a few close friends that live down there..





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  Reply # 863292 21-Jul-2013 22:50
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nakedmolerat: I have just installed GeoNet app to get the alerts. I'm in Tauranga but this really scared me. I have a few close friends that live down there..



I've installed the app, living in Adelaide. My little girls live in Raumati... I have alerts set for anything over a 5. :-/

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  Reply # 863299 21-Jul-2013 23:02
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Anyone know how Seddon, Blenheim, and Picton are doing?

I wonder how EQC are going to handle this? Fair is fair I say, and so the beehive can wait 2.5+ years to even be acknowledged of damage, never mind fixed. And then they can be told it's preexisting.

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  Reply # 863300 21-Jul-2013 23:07
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Just made the 8.35 news bulletin on Channel 7 in Adelaide again.



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  Reply # 863301 21-Jul-2013 23:10
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PaulBags: Anyone know how Seddon, Blenheim, and Picton are doing?

I wonder how EQC are going to handle this? Fair is fair I say, and so the beehive can wait 2.5+ years to even be acknowledged of damage, never mind fixed. And then they can be told it's preexisting.

The problem is that the Civil Defense headquarters is underneath it. They have just spent many many millions doing it up too.

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  Reply # 863307 21-Jul-2013 23:40
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PaulBags: Anyone know how Seddon, Blenheim, and Picton are doing?

I wonder how EQC are going to handle this? Fair is fair I say, and so the beehive can wait 2.5+ years to even be acknowledged of damage, never mind fixed. And then they can be told it's preexisting.


I think I read they had 6.5 Billion cover?

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  Reply # 863332 22-Jul-2013 07:16
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Put up some more photos here if you're happen to be in CBD





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  Reply # 863335 22-Jul-2013 07:32
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We have a crack in our driveway which is about 12 meters long and a few mm's wide. Anyone know if there is a way to inject repair it. The driveway is concrete.




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  Reply # 863346 22-Jul-2013 08:47
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We had powerlines down here in Blenheim, a few people i know were without power for quite a while. The town clock stopped at 5:09 but didn't fall down, it was just earthquake strengthened a few months back to stop that from happening (with much complaining from Joe public).

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  Reply # 863350 22-Jul-2013 08:58
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Apparently the Petone clock has stopped at 5.10pm when the 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck.

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  Reply # 863356 22-Jul-2013 09:15
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KiwiNZ: We have a crack in our driveway which is about 12 meters long and a few mm's wide. Anyone know if there is a way to inject repair it. The driveway is concrete.
it would need to be cut out then filled but it will be visible no matter how good a job is done




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  Reply # 863361 22-Jul-2013 09:25
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KiwiNZ: We have a crack in our driveway which is about 12 meters long and a few mm's wide. Anyone know if there is a way to inject repair it. The driveway is concrete.


Sika have products to do this. If it has sunk you can get it lifted using a process called slab jacking.

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  Reply # 863363 22-Jul-2013 09:30
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I have some small cracks in my driveway siding, just cosmetic I think. The existing small crack across the driveway seems to have gotten a little bigger.

My driveway is colored patterned concrete, there's no way to fix it that would look good. Should be fine though. I only had it done a couple of years ago, and it has those cuts to relieve pressure, but they didn't work.




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